Brian Norman

Brian Norman is currently Dean of the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities at Simmons University in Boston where he is also Professor of English. He is the author of Dead Women Talking: Figures of Injustice in American Literature (Johns Hopkins 2013), Neo-Segregation Narratives: Jim Crow in Post-Civil Rights American Literature (University of Georgia Press 2010), and  The American Protest Essay and National Belonging (SUNY Press 2007), and coediter with Piper Kendrix Williams of Representing Segregation (SUNY Press 2010).

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Failed Collaboration: Langston Hughes, Zora Hurston, and the Possibilities of Cocreation

One of the best-known feuds in American literature is the attempted collaboration between Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes.